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Meaning of “stand on your dignity” in the English Dictionary

"stand on your dignity" in British English

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stand on your dignity

usually disapproving to ​demand to be ​shown the ​respect that you ​think you ​deserve: The Director didn't stand on her ​dignity; she ​helpedclear up after the ​party.
(Definition of stand on your dignity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stand on your dignity”
in Chinese (Simplified) 要求受到自认应有的礼遇,摆架子…
in Chinese (Traditional) 要求受到自認應有的禮遇,擺架子…
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